The General Assembly met this week in a historic and unusual setting as the state of emergency continues into its seventh week. In what may be a first for this show, this is an installment entirely without Governor Ralph Northam though there are quite a few angry car horns honked in his direction. Elected officials in Albemarle and Charlottesville both heard more details on how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect their bottom line. Three food-related organizations have joined forces to create Cultivate Charlottesville.
“Although we are going through some trying times, I think we’ll be able to continue to maintain our public services as well as our personal, being able to do the things we are doing in the community, but there will be some struggles,” - Dr. Tarron Richardson, Charlottesville City Manager, April 20, 2020.
“The further we go with this, the more we’re going to learn and the more we’re going to know." Albemarle County Executive Jeffrey Richardson, April 22, 2020